October 29, 2008
Chris, the ghoulish monster, scares visitors to the Briggs Haunted
Trail at the Frostville Museum complex at the corner of Cedar
Point and Lewis Roads in the Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River
Reservation in North Olmsted. The trail, sponsored by the Olmsted
Historical Society, is open to brave visitors through Saturday.
Cost is $10 per person. For more information, go to www.olmstedhistoricalsociety.org.
See more photos on page 12 in the published edition of West
Life, on newsstands now. (West Life photo by Larry Bennet)
make him the better candidate
WESTLAKE The American people should hire John McCain to be
the next president because he has the experience to lead the nation
during a trying period, Sen. Joe Lieberman said at a gathering of
to hold daylong celebration Saturday
Westgate shopping center will hold a daylong celebration Saturday
consisting of family events, giveaways and promotions.
River’ prospers, development director reports
RIVER Despite the economic turmoil spreading from Wall Street
around the world, Rocky River has seen steady investment in commercial
and residential development, Economic Development Director Kory Koran
cancels LWV forum appearance
On the same day as the candidates forum, Republican Ohio House
candidate Nan Baker filed a complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission
alleging that campaign literature paid for by the Ohio Democratic
Party contained false and misleading information. A commission committee determined that there was probable
cause that there was a violation.
criticizes tardy Kucinich on economic policy
Democrat Dennis Kucinich, , once he arrived, urged
a multilateral approach to foreign affairs and more efforts to safeguard
the environment at the League of Women Voters Candidates Forum. Republican
Jim Trakas promised to focus on the region’s economic woes. Libertarian
Party candidate Paul Conroy advocated limited government. VIDEO
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awaiting appeal of suspension
BAY VILLAGE Mayor
Debbie Sutherland said she will make a decision in early November
on firefighter Ron Westmoreland’s appeal of his suspension. Westmoreland
had said at a City Council meeting that cuts to the fire department's
dive team resulted in a death by drowning.
Home blends old and new for unique style
The company, located in Avon Lake, offers full service
interior design, custom upholstery, textiles and color coordination.
They also have a retail gallery featuring distinctive gifts,
tabletop accessories, candles and furniture.
Rockets advance in postseason soccer
the Bay boys and Westlake girls soccer teams advanced to the regional
level last week. Last Thursday, Westlake’s best-ever season continued
with a hard-fought 1-0 win over rival Magnificat in a district championship
game. Bay defeated Revere 2-1 Saturday for its fourth-straight district
come alive at Rocky River Public Library
West Life entertainment write Charles Cassady will
discuss his new book, "Cleveland Ghosts," Thursday at
the Rocky River Public Library. The book intertwines local history
with legends, tall tales, first-hand accounts, and speculations
about how such yarns germinate and grow.